Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Use google-authenticator for Fedora Login

Install Google Authenticator for Fedora

If you set up 2-step verification using SMS text message or Voice call and also want to be able to generate codes using the Android, iPhone or a Blackberry, you can use the Google Authenticator app to receive codes even if you don’t have an Internet connection or mobile service.
Prerequisite :-
Android Phone.
Barcode scanner.
Google Authenticator App on Phone.
On Laptop as Follow.
[root@localhost rajat]# yum install google-authenticator -y
Loaded plugins: langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package google-authenticator-1.0-0.gita096a62.fc19.1.x86_64 will be installed
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved


 Package                      Arch           Version                                       Repository      Size
 google-authenticator         x86_64        1.0-0.gita096a62.fc19.1           fedora          33 k

Transaction Summary

Install  1 Package

Total download size: 28 k

Installed size: 56 k
Downloading Packages:
google-authenticator-1.0-0.gita096a62.fc19.1.x86_64.rpm                       |  33 kB  00:00:07
Running Transaction Check
Running Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
  Installing : google-authenticator-1.0-0.gita096a62.fc19.1.x86_64                               1/1
  Verifying  : google-authenticator-1.0-0.gita096a62.fc19.1.x86_64                               1/1




Add line to following file:- 

#vi /etc/pam.d/gdm-password

auth         required        pam_google_authenticator.so


Save and close CTRL+D  (Become as normal user.)

once you type your password next screen you get which is google-authenticator
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